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Busy times at the pharmacy

Tjaldurs Apotek pharmacy in Tórshavn received far more prescriptions on Wednesday than it normally does. This came after the chairman of the General Practitioners’ Association on Wednesday advised people to prepare for a possible strike and stock up on their prescription medication.

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Speed limit for ships and boats near land

From now until 31 August, ships and boats less than 500 metres from land in Nólsoy, Skúvoy and Mykines must go no faster than 8 mph. Sea traffic can disturb birdlife, and it is hoped that the new speed limit will help combat this.

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Nordics to lead the way against match fixing

The Nordic Region should be the first part of the world where countries work together across borders to wipe out match fixing. This was announced by the Committee for Knowledge and Culture at the Nordic Council Theme Session in Iceland on Tuesday.